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Alternative Entry to Data Science Courses - NCI

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Alternative Entry to Data Science Courses - NCI

Students interested in our Data Science courses who do not attain a H5 in Leaving Cert maths can sit this test as an alternative entry route.


Mathematics Alternative Exam for Data Science at NCI

Mathematics Qualifying Examination for NCI Data Science Programmes

NCI will be holding a Mathematics Qualifying Examination for applicants for the Level 8 BSc (Hons) in Data Science and Level 6 Higher Certificate in Data Science programmes. These programmes require a minimum of grade H5 in Higher Level Mathematics. 

The purpose of the Mathematics Qualifying Examination is to offer the candidates an alternative route to achieve the minimum entry requirement of H5 in Maths. The Mathematics Qualifying Examination will be set at a similar standard as the Leaving Certificate Honours Mathematics examination.

Course and Exam Dates

Dates for the preparatory course, exam and results for 2024 are below:

  • Tutorials - Monday 2nd to Wednesday 4th September, 09:30 - 17:00
  • Exam - Thursday 5th September,  10:00-13:00
  • Results - Friday 6th September

If you have any queries, please email our School Liaison Officer Karen Campbell [email protected].

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